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​​​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

Our Vision:

"To provide passionate care to our clients that honors, respects, and builds trust with both our clients and CAREGivers, while making a positive difference in the communities we serve."

Caring is Personal To Us

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (412) 205-3345 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

Care Team Pittsburgh, PA

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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David M. Baron - Owner

David M. Baron - Owner

​David Baron acquired the Southeast Allegheny County Home Instead Senior Care office in August 2007 after a 20 year successful career leading software technology projects for a number of prominent consulting and large corporations.  David has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a graduate business degree (M.B.A.) from the Tepper School, Carnegie Mellon University.  David has won numerous awards from the Home Instead Senior Care’s Home Office for business accomplishments and is part of a select group of franchise owners involved in a leadership institute effort for our franchise network.

“I have a passion for ensuring that our seniors are cared for by the best CAREGivers in the industry and my primary focus for ensuring this outcome is recruiting, training and supporting the very best CAREGivers and office staff.”  

My vision statement: "To create something powerful, ground breaking and sustainable (for the better) that will change the world for the next 50 years."

Patti Yeager - General Manager

Patti Yeager - General Manager

​Patti joined Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2005 to utilize her training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Besides helping with in-home care, she has also worked in the long-term care facility setting.

After joining our office staff, Patti held many position before being promoted to General Manager. In this role, she oversees office activity for both our Pleasant Hills and Export offices and acts as a liaison for new client inquiries. She brings her hands-on experience and compassion to our team by helping develop care plans, introducing new clients to their new CAREGivers and continuously looking for new ways to develop our customer service.

In Patti's spare time she enjoys spending time with her granddaughters and watching them play sports.

My vision statement: "To be positive and supportive, while encouraging other to be the same."

Stephanie Couillard - Office Manager

Stephanie Couillard - Office Manager

​A graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Stephanie first joined our team as an intern. Since then she has worked her way through various positions in the office, learning the business and best ways to care for our clients.

Stephanie is now our Office Manager, leading the team to ensure the day-to-day operations run smoothly. She is actively involved in all aspects of our efforts to attract and retain the best CAREGivers in the private duty senior care industry, and develops our social media efforts to provide our clients and the community with useful resources and articles. 

Stephanie is a proud dog mom (her pup, Charlie, often visits the office), enjoys craft projects, and loves travelling with her husband. 

My vision statement: "To serve others with empathy & respect while helping to lead them in achieving their own personal vision."

Kathy Martinez - Manager of Service Coordination

Kathy Martinez - Manager of Service Coordination

​After seven years as one of our most trusted CAREGivers, Kathy was promoted into our office September 2017 to lead our efforts in matching our CAREGivers and clients in the best possible manner. 

Kathy works diligently each day to coordinate client and CAREGiver schedules, making appropriate matches based on personalities and common interests. From the time a new CAREGiver walks into orientation, Kathy works to get to know everyone and ensures their scheduling desires are met.

In Kathy's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling to new places.

My vision statement: "To achieve a better understanding, for both client and CAREGiver, of the importance of communication, respect and kindness in their lives and the lives of others."

Ali Goralski - Recruitment Coordinator

Ali Goralski - Recruitment Coordinator

Ali is a great asset to our office. She served as an On-Call Coordinator for more than two years, before joining our administrative team. She currently serves as Recruitment Coordinator. 

Ali is a crucial member of our Human Resources team. Her responsibilities include developing and executing our processes to attract, screen and hire new CAREGivers for our Home Instead Senior Care office. She loves meeting new applicants and helping guide them in their journey to starting an exciting new career. 

A mom to three boys, Ali spends her time out of the office busy with her family, where there is never a dull moment.

My vision statement: “To commit to finding the best individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of others, and foster their compassion and skills into a meaningful career.”

Leigh Ann Stephenson - Manager of Client Services

Leigh Ann Stephenson - Manager of Client Services

​After graduating from West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology, Leigh Ann joined as a CAREGiver in June 2015.  After only six months, she was promoted to Manager of Client Services in December 2015. Leigh Ann is a certified Dementia Practitioner through the NCCDP.  She is also currently back in school pursuing a degree in nursing. 

Leigh Ann's efforts ensure that our clients and their families have the best possible experience. She conducts quality assurance visits with existing clients and care consultations with those who are interested in our services. Leigh Ann is passionate about caring for seniors and their families, especially those living with dementia. 

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. 

My vision statement: "To make a difference, however big or small, in the lives of those around me."

Colby Shook - Client Services Coordinator

Colby Shook - Client Services Coordinator

After less than a year as one of our CAREGivers, we approached Colby for a position in our office. She was hired on as an Administrative Assistant in 2016. In 2018 Colby was promoted to Client Services Coordinator. Colby has completed CNA training and utilizes those skills weekly when training our new hires and assessing our clients' needs.

Colby's responsibilities as Client Services Coordinator include quality assurance visits with clients, reviewing client concerns and updates, and providing training to our new CAREGivers and ongoing training to our current CAREGivers.

In Colby's spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe and three dogs, Maverick, Gunner and Cash. She also enjoys being outdoors, camping, shopping, and spending time with her family.

My vision statement: "To build a trusting and positive relationship with all clients and CAREGivers to assure we are providing the best possible care in the community."

On Call Coordinators:

​These are the friendly voices you will hear after business hours. They are fully trained to ensure that your needs are met outside of normal business hours. They can assist you with scheduling needs, CAREGiver and client concerns, service inquiries, and any emergencies that should arise. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Jackie Elliott- Weekday Evenings

Jackie Elliott- Weekday Evenings

​Jackie joined our office in Septermber 2019 after retiring with 25 years service with Port Authority of Allegheny County. Jackie has several years of experience as a caregiver for seniors, including her own parents. Jackie also has experience in retail and the wedding industries, and is a certified ESL tutor with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council. 

As a part of our On Call team, Jackie answers the phones in the evenings after the office closes. She helps fill open shifts as they arise and is available to help with any emergencies. 

In her spare time, Jackie enjoys crafting and traveling with friends. 

My vision statement: "To provide a positive experience for clients, CAREGivers, and family members who need after hours assistance."

Erin Miller - Weekends

Erin Miller - Weekends

​Erin joined Home Instead in August of 2017 while taking a hiatus from teaching to focus on raising her five children. Erin is a graduate from Slippery Rock University, where she obtained a degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education.

As part of our On Call team, Erin helps clients and CAREGivers on the weekends. She helps with scheduling changes, new service inquires and any emergencies as they arise. 

In Erin's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering within her children's school community, and crafting.

My vision statement: “To ensure continuous care for our clients and provide a source of support for our CAREGivers during the weekend hours.”

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